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environment? i would urge my colleagues to join the bipartisan and growing list of members who've co-sponsored the personalize your care act, h.r. 1173. someday congress will deal with the vast looming crisis we face. in the meantime, helping patients understand their choices, make their wishes known and respected is an important step to start. thank you very much. . thank you very much. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. barletta, for five minutes. mr. barletta: i rise today in the wake of the passage of the senate amnesty bill to shed light on two important elements of illegal immigration that the senate grossly overlooked. as we know the senate bill pa pairs border security with amnesty. this makes no sense. you would never replace your carpet at home if you still had a hole in the roof. i'm hopeful that the house will put border security first, but i still have concerns. that's why today i'm introducing two pieces of legislation, one will address the problem of visa overstays. and the other will ask for a
. the less secure the environment, the smaller the project for the more security in barbur, the more substantial the project you can pursue. >> in iraq, you have the assessments being done about security and about engagement. in the absence of usoco, those assessments were being done by our ambassador and those assessments were being done by the generals on the ground. where are they on this proposal? do they feel that would have benefited? to any of the generals or ambassadors who served in iraq feel that they would have benefited by having best? >> yes, sir. ambassador crocker says this would have enabled him to operate more effectively and he supports the idea of creating usoco. operatinge u.s. is overseas -- i guess we can broaden this to syria -- the ambassador in iraq and when the u.s. operates elsewhere, it is the ambassador who heads the civilian efforts in the country. the commanding general then heads the defense operations. ambassadord what crocker said. thee would usoco fit into chain of command? is it on par with state and dot? >> the mission would be discreet and well-d
feel like i'm doing my part to help out the environment. >>> so that is san francisco airport brought to you by kgo out there. we are continuing to monitor the developments. this is now an investigation and of course about the healing of the passengers who did survive and most of them did. two dead in that crash. the rest, some of them in the hospital. some of them walked away. amazing. >>> we are getting new information about the flight data recorder from the san francisco crash. renee marsh is here with the latest. >> earlier this morning we stole e told you that those flight recorders were on the way here to washington, d.c. now we have confirmed that they are now at the national transportation safety board's lab here in washington, d.c. we're told they're in good shape. they will begin the process of annual sizing the information on these flight recorders. we should get a preliminary readout on the information on these recorders that could happen this afternoon. lots of critical information that could piece together and pain president picture of what happened in those final moment
environment would this set up and would it be really easy to try and just turn one of your own employees in, co-workers in? >> yeah. well, let me say this, because i believe that classified information should stay classified and there used to be a tradition and habit and mandate across the federal government that it was treated as such. so any attempts to make sure that secret information from the government remains secret is something that should be unobjectionable. but of course, in this current environment, what you have i suppose is a training program for snitches, or a training program so that you've got these experienced spies who can spy on the rest of us. i don't know. >> steve: it's crazy. let's take folks down to gitmo where a bunch of those guys who are being held are on a continued hunger strike. a judge ruled monday that she lacked the authority to halt the forced feeding. you refer to this essentially as jihad theater or sircdu jihad, certainly. i think you have to put this latest round of hunger strikes, which have been going on for several months in context, and the fact is
away from the conversation is a different media environment than today. guest: very true. were threeys, there television networks. they controlled 95% of the audience we did not have cable tv. we did not have the internet. it worked both ways. richard nixon was one of the last american presidents who could use the bully pulpit in ways that moved in numbers. the white house could calle threonine in new york city at 1:00 and be assured of having -- 3 man in new york city at 1:00 in the morning and be assured of having primetime that night. verax of wrightwood offer was called instant analysis. today the president wants to make a speech. he may not be on three networks. and does not particularly a matter. he will be on cable. cable is defined by their own ideological color races. forget. seeral ride -- eric vereid. before he is halfway through his speech, millions are twittering their analysis. it is a different environment. it was the mistress of the chief job of the president is to persuade people. it is a lot harder to persuade people today than it was in richard nixon's time. nixons o
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